Just In : Court Clears Ovie Omo-Agege of alleged conviction in US-Court

A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in Bwari, Abuja has actually dismissed a suit looking for to sack the Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege on accusation that he hid details about his earlier conviction in the United States. Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege In a judgment on Wednesday, Justice Othman Musa, held that the suit was a simple waste of the court's time as there was no proof that Omo-Agege was ever founded guilty by any court of law nor was he under any criminal sentence. 

Justice Musa, who bought the complainant to pay Omo-Agege N1million damages, stated the disciplinary procedures including Omo-Agege in the State of California in the United States, even if it ended in punitive actin versus the first accused (Omo-Agege) might not rise to criminal procedures, founding guilty and sentencing as supplied under Section 66 (1) and (2) of the Constitution. 

The judge stated the conviction acknowledged by the Constitution, and which might avoid one from holding public workplace in the nation for 10 years is the conviction and sentencing gotten in by a Nigerian court, not a court of foreign jurisdiction.

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